Edinburgh’s Castle Rock evokes the fierce power struggles between Highland Clans, Scottish nationalists, and the British overlords throughout Scotland’s history. Discover Scotland’s volatile history here in the nation’s capital. Home At First’s Edinburgh apartments are just minutes walking time from the castle and all the attractions of the culturally rich city center.
Photo of Edinburgh Castle on Castle Rock above Princes Street Gardens copyright Home At First.
SCOTLAND — THE POWER & MAJESTY
Discover Scotland: Independent Travel
Using Quality Vacation Cottages & Apartments
Scotland — Ancient Traditions & Modern Surprises Wrapped in a Legendary Landscape
Discover Scotland with Home At First: travel independently from a vacation cottage or holiday apartment of your own. Scotland will inspire your imagination and surprise you with the variety of cultural and natural wonders.
You will discover Scotland has more than 25% of the landmass of Britain but less than 10% of Britain’s population. You will discover Scotland’s fierce northern Celts, Vikings and Highlander clans. You will discover Scotland’s wild, romantic panorama of high, barren mountains, mysterious black lochs, and hidden glens.
You will discover Scotland’s many castles scattered across its captivating landscape. Its traditional fishing & farming economy is bolstered by a modern economy of oil and hi-tech. You will discover modern Scotland is semi-autonomous, hardworking, and prosperous. Per capita, Scotland is the wealthiest of the four states of the United Kingdom, the British union Scotland has voted partially to leave.
You will Discover Scotland’s venerable cities — Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Inverness — are rejuvenated, revitalized, chic, even hip cultural centers of modern Europe, the continental union Scotland did not vote to leave via Brexit. More than ever, a visit to Scotland will fulfill your dreams of its traditional past and surprise you with the discovery of a nation not standing on past glories and romantic legends alone, but determined to forge its place in the future.